A set of original armour used in the production of Cromwell, the 1970 historical drama starring Richard Harris and Alec Guinness.
Leg armour such as this can be seen worn by Prince Rupert of the Rhine's (Timothy Dalton) cavaliers, constructed from black plastic the three piece armour features leather fastening straps. The armour measures approximately 26" long and remains in good condition with general surface wear and soiling consistent with production use exhibiting damage to the leather straps.
A displayable artefact from this well received picture which saw Vittorio Nino Novarese win the Academy Award for Best Costume Design.
|Movie / TV Show||Cromwell|